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 Raymond Leroy Wheeler

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Raymond Leroy Wheeler

  • Birth 17 Jul 1951
  • Death 6 Nov 1973 Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Plot Last Supper Lot 185-D
  • Memorial ID 13126171

Officer Wheeler was shot while he and his partner searched three juvenile suspects in the parking lot of the juvenile detention center. Durin g the search one of the juveniles produced a .22 caliber handgun and opened fire. Officer Wheeler jumped in front of his partner and was stuck in the head. The suspect attempted to flee but was captured. Officer Wheeler was transported to a local hospital where he succummed to his wounds early the next morning. Officer Wheeler was a U. S. Army Vietnam War veteran. He had been with the Metropolitan Police Department for one year and was survived by his wife.


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  • Maintained by: james pearce
  • Originally Created by: Joseph P Abel
  • Added: 26 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13126171
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Raymond Leroy Wheeler (17 Jul 1951–6 Nov 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13126171, citing Woodlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by james pearce (contributor 47220190) .